School of Health & Human Services
The School of Health and Human Services is a dynamic growing academic unit of NSCC providing quality education to learners who are seeking employment on health care teams and in human service agencies
With our certificate and diploma programs the School attracts over 1,800 full time students each year.
Committed to the principles of adult learning and portfolio development, we prepare our graduates for life long learning. We maintain the highest education and practice standards through our industry partnerships and advisory committees, composed of respected practitioners in the field. Your decision to pursue a career in the Health and Human Services sectors brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams of making a difference in your community, Nova Scotia and across the world.
Focused initiatives will empower you as a student, to embrace academic knowledge, skills, and methods of investigation necessary to excel in the field of health and human services. You will also learn to transfer all this knowledge and skills to positive experiences in the workplace.
Practicums, independent learning, and service learning complement the content of the curricula. You will grow personally and professionally as you build interpersonal relationships, assume leadership positions, and promote positive change. Your education will enable you to make a contribution and have a voice in building a better society for Nova Scotians.
Become a competent, caring, compassionate worker in the rapidly evolving sectors of health care and human services.
Feel the reward of serving others...enhancing the lives of individuals and communities. Begin your education in the helping disciplines at NSCC.
In an effort to meet the dynamic and evolving changes in industry standards, NSCC programming is reviewed on a cyclical basis. In any year there are a number of programs undergoing program renewal. This continuous improvement process involves extensive consultation with employers, faculty, graduates and students to ensure that program outcomes continue to meet the needs of employers and students.